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Opportunities are currently available in the following areas of expertise:

Behavioral Science

Req #: 00066271-141017
Job Title: Open Rank, Term Tenure Track

 

THE CENTER FOR ENERGY BALANCE IN CANCER PREVENTION AND SURVIVORSHIP, in  the Department of Behavioral Science, is enhancing research initiatives in cancer and obesity, physical activity, nutrition. We are accepting application for term tenure track faculty at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor level in any area of research related to cancer and energy balance/obesity/physical activity/nutrition. The successful candidate for this position will be expected to participate actively in an ambitious new multidisciplinary initiative in energy balance and cancer. New faculty with expertise in energy balance and cancer will complement MD Anderson’s considerable existing expertise in these areas to form the core of this innovative multidisciplinary initiative. Expertise in the following areas is a high priority:

  • Animal Models/Basic Science Researcher – studying the mechanisms and effects of exercise/diet/weight change on cancer initiation, promotion, progression, metastasis
  • Biobehavioral Researcher – developing knowledge on environmental, social, psychological, neurocognitive, and biological factors affect exercise behavior, eating behavior, and weight gain/loss/maintenance of loss
  • Clinical Researcher – designing and implementing trials of exercise/diet/weight loss in cancer patients/survivors to study the effects on cancer outcomes
  • Diet or Exercise Researcher – conducting laboratory research and controlled trials and experiments to study the physiologic effects of exercise/diet/weight change and their impact on cancer-related biomarkers and outcomes.

Salary is extremely competitive and commensurate with experience. MD Anderson offers very generous start-up packages and excellent benefits. Candidates will be appointed to in the department that provides the best fit with their area of research.

MD Anderson provides unusually rich opportunities for multidisciplinary research in both community-based and clinical settings. The mission of the Center for Energy Balance in Cancer Prevention and Survivorship is to facilitate and conduct state-of-the-science research to understand the relationships between physical activity, nutrition, obesity, and cancer, and use this knowledge to optimize interventions to decrease cancer risk and improve cancer outcomes. The Center is supported by the Duncan Family Institute for Cancer Prevention and Risk Assessment, located within the Division of Cancer Prevention. The Division of Cancer Prevention and Population Sciences includes five departments: Behavioral Science, Clinical Cancer Prevention, Epidemiology, Health Disparities Research and Health Services Research. 

The MD Anderson Cancer Center is one of the leading cancer centers in the country, and is located within the Texas Medical Center, the largest medical center in the world. Houston is a dynamic, multicultural city with a very affordable cost of living.

Applications will be accepted and reviewed until the position is filled. To apply, email a cover letter outlining the relevance of research experience and interests, brief statement of current and proposed research plan, curriculum vitae, and the names and addresses of three to five references to:

        Stacie Scruggs, MPH, Research Manager
        Department of Behavioral Science
        Email:  sscruggs@mdanderson.org

Please indicate in your cover letter the research disciplines that align with your research directions. More information on the Center for Energy Balance in Cancer Prevention and Survivorship can be found on the website http://www.mdanderson.org/energybalance


Biostatistics

Req #: 00067098-140825
Job Title: Assistant Professor, Research Faculty Appointment

 

The Department of Biostatistics is seeking candidates for an Assistant Professor, Research Faculty Appointment (RFA).  

The qualified candidate will conduct methodological and computational research in high-dimensional inference to address scientific questions based on data from high throughput biology and genetics experiments, in collaboration with other biostatisticians and other basic science and clinical researchers at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and in collaboration with the McCombs Institute. 

He or she will consult and collaborate on scientific methods that integrate different sources of biology information that can impact clinical trial designs, implementation and data analysis of actual trials; and will provide statistical support to advance the field of Early Detection of Cancer.  This applicant will consult and collaborate on biomarker-driven clinical trial design, implementation and data analysis of such trials, and provide peer review of biostatistical methodology research activities. Ten percent effort will go towards teaching graduate/undergraduate courses at MD Anderson Cancer Center and other locations as requested. Ten percent will be dedicated to institutional and extramural activities.

Information about the department and programs offered can be found at Biostatistics.

Interested applicants should mail a cover letter outlining the relevance of their research experience and interests to the position description, a curriculum vitae,  a brief statement of  current and proposed research plan, and 3 letters of recommendation to: 

        Department of Biostatistics, Unit 1411
        Attention:  Selesta Hodge
        The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
        P.O. Box 301402
        Houston, TX 77230-1402


Bioinformatics and Computational Biology

Req #: 00030911-141107
Job Title: Open Rank, term tenure track

 

The Department of Bioinformatics & Computational Biology (DBCB) at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is seeking highly accomplished candidates for a faculty position at the Assistant, Associate, or full Professor level. DBCB invites applications from outstanding researchers in bioinformatics or computational biology with a focus on questions of importance in cancer research.Candidates should possess very strong academic credentials and an interest in multidisciplinary collaborative research. Ph.D. or M.D. required.

DBCB currently includes 15 faculty members. MD Anderson is strongly committed to growth of DBCB in view of the increasingly important roles of computational and analytic approaches in biomedical science. Areas of active research focus currently include bioinformatics, biostatistics, systems biology, high-performance computing, next-generation sequencing, knowledge engineering, and mathematical modeling. Faculty members participate in didactic and/or supervisory teaching of graduate students.

Support personnel include excellent teams of BioAnalysts, Statistical Analysts, Programmers, and Information Technologists.  DBCB and its colleagues were recently awarded major funding to form a Genomic Data Analysis Center (GDAC) of The Cancer Genome Atlas project (TCGA).  The GDAC is teaming with other top bioinformatics groups around the country to develop a suite of advanced, innovative, systems-oriented resources for biological interpretation of molecular profiling data.  Further information about DBCB can be found at http://www.mdanderson.org/departments/bioinformatics.

MD Anderson Cancer Center is one of the world’s foremost institutions for cancer research. It offers salaries and benefits that are highly competitive, especially given the relatively low cost of living in Houston. Houston is one of the world’s most interesting and diverse cities, featuring great neighborhoods, excellent private and public schools, superb museums, highly acclaimed opera, symphony, ballet, and theater, first-rate international cuisine, and year-round recreational and entertainment opportunities.

Consideration of applications will continue until all positions are filled. Initial review of applicants will begin immediately. Interested applicants should send a CV, statement of research interests, and three letters of reference to the Search Committee at bcb-faculty-search@mdanderson.org.

MD Anderson Cancer Center is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local laws, unless such distinction is required by law.  All positions at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center are security sensitive and subject to examination of criminal history record information.  Smoke-free and drug-free environment.

Breast Medical Oncology

Req #: 00067260-140923
Job Title: Open Rank, Research Faculty Appointment (RFA)

 

The Department of Breast Medical Oncology is recruiting a non-tenure scientist or physician-scientist at the Assistant Professor level or higher to expand and strengthen the translational research capabilities of the department. Research should focus on translating fundamental discoveries made in the laboratory into highly innovative clinical trials. We are especially interested in individuals whose research focuses on breast cancer-relevant Growth factor signaling pathways and in developing peptides/small molecules that target this pathway into clinical strategies for patients with various molecular subsets of breast cancer. The successful candidate will also have a background that demonstrates her/his ability to work synergistically with both laboratory based and clinical faculty and be able to translate preclinical findings into clinical trials and biomarker development. A Ph.D. or M.D./Ph.D. with a proven track record of sustained external peer-reviewed funding and high quality publications in topics related to breast cancer biology is required. The position includes a competitive salary and a startup package commensurate with previous experience.  Refer to the Division of Cancer Medicine Web page for additional information about the department and its programs.

Key Functions

  • Establish an outstanding research program in breast cancer research to enhance the translation of discoveries in the laboratory into potential diagnostic, preventive or therapeutic startegies for breast cancer.
  • Self-motivated, conscientious, and a team player at the professional, technical and administrative levels.
  • Ensure that institutional safety standards and policies are implemented and that her/his laboratory and the personnel therein comply with JCAHO and OSHA regulations.
  • Actively engage in cooperative research projects with colleagues in this multidisciplinary research group with expertise in different areas of research (e.g., cancer biology, bioinformatics, systems biology) within and outside the institution.
  • Design and execute laboratory experiments, discuss research with faculty members in the department, participate in departmental and institutional courses and seminars at neighboring institutions, hold weekly lab meetings with lab personnel, where they will present their data and receive critical assessments of their results and experimental strategies. Attend and present in the Breast Cancer Translational Research Laboratory seminar series, which includes research presentations and a journal club, and in the Department of Breast Medical Oncology journal club, at which a faculty member presents and critiques a recent high-impact clinical/translational paper. Will publish in top tier peer reviewed scholarly journals, will participate in presentations at major professional meetings and be able to compete for peer-reviewed grant funding from government or private agencies to support the independent research work. Will attend and present national and international conferences on targeted therapeutics and breast cancer.

Interested applicants should send a current curriculum vitae (less than 3 months old), 3 to 5 references, and a brief summary of past research accomplishments and future research plans to:

        Attention: Walker Averitt, Unit 1354
        The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
        1155 Hermann Pressler
        Houston, TX 77030-4009


Cancer Systems Imaging

Req #: 00067529-141112
Job Title: Assistant Professor, Term Tenure Track

 

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, is recruiting for the position of Assistant Professor in Chemical Biology in the Department of Cancer Systems Imaging, Division of Diagnostic Imaging.  Cancer Systems Imaging (CSI) focuses on integrating molecular imaging, functional genomics and high throughput technologies with mechanism-based fundamental, preclinical and clinical-translational studies of cancer.

The Assistant Professor will have a research focus in Cancer Systems Imaging.  The ideal candidate will be engaged in basic and discovery-based science, with a focus in chemical biology and directed evolution.  The candidate should have experience with peptide chemistry and display libraries for molecular imaging and therapeutics.  This position will provide structure to enable rapid translation of breakthroughs into patient care.  The mission is to facilitate the translation of fundamental cancer biology research into clinical molecular imaging, create new opportunities in imaging by functionalizing therapeutic and cancer pathways, promoting bench to bedside research, strengthening programs already in place and building the foundation for an internationally-recognized department.

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center has been named one of the top Cancer Centers in the United States by U.S. News & World Report, and is located within the Texas Medical Center in Houston, Texas. MD Anderson Cancer Center is currently seeking an Assistant Professor for Cancer Systems Imaging Department that is part of the Division of Diagnostic Imaging.

Candidates must have a Ph.D. and/or M.D. degree with formal training in Chemistry and Molecular Biophysics. Salary is competitive and the benefits package is outstanding. Interested individuals should submit CV and a brief synopsis of experience and interest to:  

        David Piwnica-Worms, MD, PhD
        Professor and Chair
        Department of Cancer Systems Imaging, Unit 1479
        Deputy Division Head, Research Affairs
        The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
        1400 Pressler
        Houston, TX 77030

MD Anderson Cancer Center is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local laws, unless such distinction is required by law.  All positions at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center are security sensitive and subject to examination of criminal history record information.  Smoke-free and drug-free environment.

Clinical Cancer Prevention

Req #: 00060623-141017
Job Title: Assistant/ Associate Professor, Term Tenure Track

 

The Department of Clinical Cancer Prevention is recruiting a Ph.D. or M.D./Ph.D. at the rank of assistant or associate professor, term tenure track. We are seeking a faculty member interested in conducting research in the areas of cancer prevention, cancer genetics, or early detection of cancer. High priority areas include mouse modeling of premalignancy, genetic, epigenetic regulators or tumorigensis, and immunologic approaches to cancer prevention, especially in high priority tumor types such as pancreas, ovarian, prostate, and lung cancer. The successful candidate will conduct basic, and/or translational research to understand the molecular drivers of cancer to identify, develop, and execute effective strategies for the prevention of cancer.

The Clinical Cancer Prevention Department is a multidisciplinary department whose members conducts basic, translational, and cancer prevention clinical research, and provides clinical cancer prevention services and education. The mission of the department is to reduce cancer incidence, morbidity and mortality through multifaceted cancer prevention approaches on the local, national and international levels. Department members are encouraged to develop studies testing novel early detection strategies, risk assessment methods, or novel cancer preventive interventions. Candidates will have the opportunity for support through institutional pilot grant programs, and SPORE grant programs at the MD Anderson Cancer Center.  Additional support is available through the Duncan Family Institute for Cancer Prevention and Population Research through pilot grants and fellowship training grants. This laboratory-based Ph.D. investigator is focused on research in one or more of the following areas: early detection biomarkers, cancer prevention vaccines, or novel cancer prevention strategies. This investigator will greatly enhance our risk assessment, early detection, and cancer prevention program within the department. Current areas of strength include gastrointestinal, breast, and prostate cancer prevention research.   Refer to the Clinical Cancer Prevention Web page for additional information about the department and its programs.

Competitive candidates should have a background and interest in cancer prevention and cancer prevention research to improve cancer detection, risk assessment, and prevention.   Highly competitive recruitment packages are available with support for clinical and/or laboratory research programs.

Applicants should submit curriculum vitae and names of three references to:

        Powel Brown, MD, PhD, Professor and Chair
        Department of Clinical Cancer Prevention – Unit 1360
        The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
        PO Box 301439, Houston, Texas  77230-4679

        E-mail: kdhenry@mdanderson.org


Critical Care

Req #: 00059718-141112
Job Title: Assistant/Associate Professor, Term Tenure Track

 

A tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor position is available in our multidisciplinary neuroscience research group. Become a part of a thriving, highly interactive neuroscience community at MD Anderson, which shares a graduate school with The University of Texas - Houston. The selected candidate will be responsible for establishing their own independent research program funded by extramural grants. Preference will be given to candidates with a record of innovative research and collaborations, as well as an outstanding publication record.

This position offers highly competitive salary and startup packages, outstanding scientific resources, and unique opportunities to interact with other neuroscientists in the Texas Medical Center. Applicants must hold a PhD and/or MD degree in a biomedical field.  

Refer to the Department of Critical Care Web page for additional information about the department and its programs.  Interested individuals should submit in a single PDF file a cover letter outlining the relevance of your research experience and interests, curriculum vitae, and a two-page synopsis of research interest and future plans.

        Faculty Search Committee
        Attn: Valerie Alexis
        Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, Unit 110
        The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
        1515 Holcombe Blvd
        Houston, TX 77030

        Email: vtalexis@mdanderson.org

MD Anderson Cancer Center is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local laws, unless such distinction is required by law.  All positions at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center are security sensitive and subject to examination of criminal history record information.  Smoke-free and drug-free environment.

Emergency Medicine

Req #: 00060446-140813
Job Title: Assistant Professor, Term Tenure Track

 

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center has established the first academic Department of Emergency Medicine in a comprehensive cancer center and is presently recruiting faculty.  MD Anderson is ranked as one of the nation’s top two cancer centers as rated by U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Hospitals” survey.  The MD Anderson family includes more than 19,000 members, including 1,600 faculty, each playing a critical role in our mission to eliminate cancer.

Term Tenure Track Faculty Position

Term tenure track positions are supported by institutional funding to provide as much as 75% dedicated research effort for the initial appointment with future intramural support dependent on adequate progress toward an independent research career.  Successful candidates will have advanced training and skills in laboratory, translational, clinical, or population-based research.  MD Anderson provides extensive opportunities for collaboration and departmental research priorities include pain, palliative care, health services research and epidemiology. 

Assistant or Associate Professor

We are also seeking Emergency Medicine board-prepared or board-certified physicians to join our growing faculty. Responsibilities include providing patient care to patients with oncologic emergencies in our 45-bed Emergency Center; educating medical students, residents, and fellows; and engaging in academic pursuits to support the development of oncologic emergency medicine as a distinct sub-discipline.

Oncologic Emergency Medicine Fellowship

The Oncologic Emergency Medicine fellowship provides 12 months of advanced training in the emergency treatment of cancer patients. Trainees may focus on pain management, palliative care, or operations research. Our program is designed to facilitate expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of a wide variety of conditions that are specific to cancer patients presenting to the emergency department as well as to advance scholarship in the growing sub-discipline of oncologic emergency medicine.

Application process: 

Eligible candidates should have completed an ACGME-accredited residency program in Emergency Medicine, although candidates with other training backgrounds will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Personal statements, curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation are required. Competitive candidates will be asked for medical school transcripts and invited for personal interviews.

Refer to the Department of Emergency Medicine web page for additional information about the department and its programs. Qualified candidates for any of the listed opportunities are invited to send a cover letter, current curriculum vitae, and list of three reference to:

        Knox H. Todd, M.D., MPH
        Professor and Chair, Department of Emergency Medicine, Unit 1468
        The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
        PO Box 301402
        Houston, TX 77030-1402

        Email: khtodd@mdanderson.org


General Oncology

Req #: 00067355-140924
Job Title: Assistant Professor, Research Faculty Appointment (RFA)

 

The Department of General Oncology in the Division of Cancer Medicine is recruiting for the position of Assistant Professor, Research Faculty Appointment in the Section of Integrative Medicine, Department of General Oncology, Division of Cancer Medicine. This position will participate in descriptive and behavioral intervention research examining the effects of mind-body medicine, with an emphasis on EEG neurofeedback for symptom control.  This position involves collaboration with clinical colleagues in terms of providing trial design and data analytical procedures. The successful candidate will be responsible for grant applications and submissions, planning and developing new studies, support and promote the programmatic growth of Integrative Medicine within the institution, and be involved with international collaborations. The candidate will conduct research using neurofeedback in the prevention setting, as a therapeutic aid to manage different cancer- and treatment-related side effects, and for supporting cancer survivorship. This position also involves collaboration with clinical colleagues in terms of providing trial design, neuroimaging, and data analytical procedures. Interest in the role of the brain, electrical activity, and countermeasures to prevent cancer highly desirable.  Refer to the Department of General Oncology Web page for additional information about the department and its programs.

Candidates must have a Ph.D. in behavioral science, clinical psychology, or marriage and family counseling, be licensed or license eligible in the state of Texas, and have a minimum of 6 years of experience in Applied Neuroscience. Previous training in research within psycho-oncology and Integrative Medicine highly desirable. The applicant should have experience in grant preparation and a prior record of successful funding from peer reviewed sources (e.g. NIH) and/or industry.

Salary is competitive and the benefits package is outstanding.  Interested individuals should send a copy of their curriculum vitae and a brief synopsis of experience and interest to:

        Michael Fisch, M.D., M.P.H., Professor and Chair
        Department of General Oncology, Unit 462
        The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
        1515 Holcombe Boulevard
        Houston, Texas 77030


Genomic Medicine

Req #: 00060622-140814
Job Title: Assistant Professor, Term Tenure Track

 

The Department of Genomic Medicine seeks an exceptionally qualified basic/translational science applicant for a tenure-track appointment as an Assistant Professor.

The successful candidate will possess an outstanding ability to conduct independent, original research that will enhance the research program of Genomic Medicine.  The Assistant Professor is responsible for providing expertise in the design, conduct, and analysis of clinical and laboratory research projects.  He/she independently designs and executes the aims of a broad range of biomedical research projects in cancer biology, and is responsible for preparing manuscripts for peer review, presenting research results at national and international meetings, and also preparing grant applications to support research.

This faculty member will plan, develop, and prepare research projects to further develop and refine his/her area of expertise and to integrate this expertise with others in the Department of Genomic Medicine.  He/she will submit research proposals/grants for internal and external funding.  He/she must be able to understand and respond to telephone conversations with physicians and members of the administrative staff, both within and outside the institution.  He/she will perform other related scientific duties in the scope of the position as required.  He/she must be able to work within an intense, fast-paced research environment, and establish and maintain professional relationships with peers, physicians, patients, and subordinates.

Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in a basic science-related field, such as molecular biology, genetics, pathology, or other related area.  The position requires a highly-motivated and independent candidate who will establish collaborative interactions with clinicians and translational researchers developing new cancer therapies. Candidates also should be prepared to carry out education and mentoring activities with graduate students and postdoctoral fellows.

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center offers generous start-up funds; quality laboratory space; and the opportunity to collaborate with leading scientists in molecular target identification, pharmacology, biological therapy, drug development and clinical testing throughout the department and institution.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer/smoke free environment.  Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply.  Please forward curriculum vitae; contact information for references; and a brief statement including accomplishments, current and proposed research objectives and plans to emerge as a leader in chosen area to:  Email: GMDept@mdanderson.org

Developing personalized strategies through multidisciplinary research programs in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cancer is how The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center plans to continue Making Cancer Historyâ.

Our vision is nothing short of curing cancer.


Gynecologic Oncology and Reproductive Medicine

Req #: 00062633-141107
Job Title: Professor, Term Tenure

 

The Department of Gynecologic Oncology and Reproductive Medicine is recruiting a gynecologic oncologist at the rank of full professor, to lead and collaborate in high impact research ventures that will contribute to early detection research in ovarian cancer and other cancers. Develop and apply methods for biomarker discovery; develop algorithms for combining information in longitudinal biomarkers and imaging for ovarian cancers, extend algorithm development to other cancers, implement algorithms in clinical trials, and design and analyze clinical trials of early detection.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Conducts biomarker discovery and develops algorithms to advance the field of Early Detection of Cancer. This research will be performed in collaboration with clinical researchers, basic scientists, and biostatisticians at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and in collaboration with the McCombs Institute.
  • Focus will be on discovery of novel biomarkers, development of algorithms to optimize combinations of biomarkers for early detection, and implementing algorithms in clinical trials of early detection.
  • Conducts and provides peer review of early detection research. May teach graduate courses and participate in other educational activities at MD Anderson Cancer Center and other institutions in the joint PhD programs.
  • Uses existing literature, computers, oral and written consultation and own knowledge to consult and collaborate with biologists, mass spectrometrists, pathologists, oncologists, surgeons, bioinformaticians, biostatisticians, and data management staff, those within MD Anderson Cancer Center, other academic institutions, and government agencies, to develop new early detection research, including biomarker discovery, optimized biomarker combination algorithms for early detection, and clinical trials of early detection algorithms.
  • Applies statistical methods to serum and plasma biomarker discovery and validation for ovarian cancer risk assessment and early detection to strengthen the Women’s Cancer Moonshot efforts, as well as the biostatistical collaborations for translational research programs within the McCombs Institute for the Early Detection and Treatment of Cancer at MD Anderson Cancer Center.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Ph.D. level statistician with experience in biomarker discovery, algorithm development and algorithm implementation in clinical trials.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE

Previous collaborative research and teaching experience at the university level, after completing the Ph.D. degree. Working knowledge of techniques for biomarker discovery, algorithm development, and implementation in clinical trials, with history of publications in the biomedical literature. Must be able to communicate effectively with scientific peers. Must be able and willing to obtain peer-reviewed funding.

Refer to the Department of Gynecologic Oncology and Reproductive Medicine Web page for additional information about the department and its programs.  Interested applicants should send a copy of their curriculum vitae, names and addresses of at least three references and a brief synopsis of experience and research goals to:

        Karen Lu, M.D.
        Chair, Department of Gyn Onc & Reproductive Medicine, Unit 1362
        The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
        1155 Pressler Street
        Houston, TX 77030

        Email: khlu@mdanderson.org

MD Anderson Cancer Center is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local laws, unless such distinction is required by law.  All positions at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center are security sensitive and subject to examination of criminal history record information.  Smoke-free and drug-free environment.

Health Disparities Research

Req #: 00054263-141112
Job Title: Associate Professor, Term Tenure

 

The Department of Health Disparities Research invites applicants for a term tenure, full-time academic appointment at the rank of associate professor.  This faculty member will be responsible to design, implement and evaluate innovative studies in cancer-related health disparities.  A doctoral degree in sociology, epidemiology, public health, demography, geography, communications, biostatistics, or related field is required.   Refer to the Department of Health Disparites Research web page for additional information about the department and its programs.

Experience:

  • Must meet the qualifications for Associate Professor, which includes demonstrating a successful publication and teaching record.
  • Knowledge and experience in social science theory, methodology and research are required.  Highly desired areas of specialization include one or more of the following: social and economic determinants of cancer and cancer-related behavior throughout the lifespan such as socioeconomic status (e.g., education, occupation, income/wealth), literacy, race/ethnicity, culture, gender, occupation, acculturation/immigration, environmental factors, the built environment, place of residence, neighborhoods, and place. Other appropriate areas of expertise include social capital, social cohesion, social networks, work conditions, discrimination, community participation, and communications issues related to cancer and health.
  • Success in obtaining peer-reviewed research funding highly desired, either as principal investigator or co-investigator.

Essential Duties:

  • Incumbent must be a self-motivated academic investigator who interacts and communicates well with others at the professional, technical, and administrative levels by means of telephone, oral, written, and electronic communication.
  • Develop and maintain original, creative and independent research projects with evidence of high quality, and productivity, and obtain outside funding to support this research, either independently or in collaboration.
  • Collaborate with other investigators within the Department, UTMDACC, as well as other institutions, on new and ongoing research projects.
  • Identify and solve problems relating to job responsibilities utilizing knowledge and experience.
  • Interview, train and supervise research assistants, quantitative and biostatistics personnel, post-doctoral fellows and graduate students to accomplish research projects.
  • Mentor junior faculty, as needed.
  • Present lectures using visual aids to faculty, fellows, graduate students, and at other institutions in a clear and understandable manner.
  • Submit research for publication in peer-reviewed journals as primary author and as co-author.

To apply, email a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of current and proposed research, and three letters of recommendation to:

        Jennifer Irvin Vidrine, PhD                     
        Associate Professor and Deputy Department Chair                     
        Department of Health Disparities Research                     
        University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center       

        Email: jirvinvidrine@mdanderson.org

MD Anderson Cancer Center is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local laws, unless such distinction is required by law.  All positions at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center are security sensitive and subject to examination of criminal history record information.  Smoke-free and drug-free environment.

Hematopathology

Req #: 00065716-140423
Job Title: Assistant Professor, Research Faculty Appointment (RFA)

 

The Department of  Hematopathology has an opening for a clinical scientist at the rank of assistant professor, research faculty appointment (RFA).  Candidates must have a Ph.D. degree and will be expected to assist in the development and implementation of a variety of CLIA-approved, clinical protocol driven cytogenetic assays. Previous micro-array experience in cytogenetic research is preferred. The applicant is expected to interact with collaborators and other clinical and research faculty. Refer to the Department of Hematopathology for additional information about the department and its programs.

Interested applicants should submit a current curriculum vitae and the names of three references to:

Xinyan Lu, M.D.
Department of Hematopathology, Unit # 350
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, TX 77030

Fax: 713-745-3215
Email: XLu4@mdanderson.org


Imaging Physics

Req #: 00060617-141001
Job Title: Associate Professor, Term Tenure Track

 

The Department of Imaging Physics has an immediate opening for an outstanding scientist at the rank of Associate Professor (term tenure track) to develop an independent research program in any area related to biomedical imaging.  This includes, but is not limited to, the development of new imaging applications, instrumentation or computational approaches to image reconstruction, processing or analysis.

The successful candidate will:

  • Explore new ideas that seek to advance our ability to detect, visualize, characterize and monitor cancer.
  • Establish an independently funded research nationally and internationally recognized program in biomedical imaging.
  • Contribute manuscripts to high-impact, peer-reviewed journals.
  • Work in a highly interdisciplinary research environment with scientists and clinicians.
  • Lead, collaborate, and assist others in their research. You are expected to share your knowledge, expertise, and skills in such efforts with other faculty and trainees.
  • Train and supervise graduate students and post-doctoral research fellows
  • Participate in departmental, divisional and institutional educational activities.

Qualified candidates should hold a Ph.D. in physics, medical physics, electrical engineering, computer science or related fields.  Evidence of sustained, independent research creativity by award of extramural peer-reviewed funding is also required. The position will be offered with commensurate laboratory space and startup resources. 

The Department of Imaging Physics includes six other full-time research faculty, 10 tenure track clinical medical physics faculty and eight non-tenure track clinical medical physics faculty.  The department has outstanding infrastructure (computational resources, access to state-of-the-art imaging instrumentation (clinical and pre-clinical) and the scientific environment is second to none.  Significant collaborative opportunities exist with faculty in Diagnostic Imaging, Radiation Oncology, Surgery, Medical Oncology, the Institute for Applied Cancer Science and at associated academic institutions – Rice University is across the street, the University of Houston is less than five miles away and we have organized activities with many University of Texas components including the flagship academic campus in Austin and our sister healthcare components in Houston and at UT Southwestern in Dallas.  Refer to the Department of Imaging Physics Web page for additional information about the department and its programs. 

Interested applicants should send a letter of application and curriculum vitae to:

        Konstantin Sokolov, Ph.D.
        The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
        1881 East Rd. Houston, TX  77054, Unit 1902
        Houston, TX  77030

        Email: ksokolov@mdanderson.org


Immunology

Req #: 00038543-140814
Job Title: Professor, Term Tenure

 

The Department of Immunology is seeking an established individual with a track record in high-level publications and peer-reviewed research funding at the rank of professor, with tenure. Innovative investigators with Immunology experience are welcome to apply.

The position offers the opportunity for professional growth and development by joining an exciting and active group of basic scientists and translational investigators. Located in a 132,000 square foot research building, the department hosts state-of-the art flow cytometry, two photon imaging, transgenic and gene-targeting, protein expression, hybridoma, and histology facilities. Our faculty study cellular and molecular mechanisms of innate and adaptive immunity.  Refer to the Department of Immunology Web page for additional information about the department and its programs.

Competitive start-up packages will be provided to successful candidates. Houston, home of the Texas Medical Center with numerous exciting basic and clinical research, offers an affordable cosmopolitan living environment.  Interested applicants should submit their cover letter, current curriculum vitae, research plan, and contact information for three references to:

        The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
        Attn: Misty Hajek
        Research Department Administrator
        7455 Fannin Street, Suite 3.2013
        Houston, Texas 77054


Lymphoma/Myeloma

Req #: 00038614-140716
Job Title: Professor, Term Tenure

 

The Department of Lymphoma/Myeloma is recruiting for a research faculty member with sub-specialty of lymphoma and myeloma, with 80% dedicated effort in the laboratory performing basic or translational clinically relevant research, and 20% effort towards teaching, mentoring and administrative duties.   Physicians with strong translational clinically relevant research are strongly encouraged to apply.  Faculty rank and laboratory space will be provided consistent with experience.  Generous start-up resources will be provided per institutional policy. The successful candidate will have been actively engaged in cutting-edge laboratory research in any basic area of cancer biology, with potential relevance to biology of hematologic malignancies and scholarly activity to enhance the academic environment of the department. The candidate will have protected time to lead and develop programs, laboratory research, translational clinical research and scholarly activities in keeping within the goals of the department.  The selected candidate will seek appropriate funding mechanisms to support laboratory and clinical research, and will also assist with mentoring young faculty, fellows, and other trainees, and contribute to the overall mission of the department.  There are multiple opportunities for collaboration with other clinicians, scientists and physician-scientists within the institution and a joint faculty appointment in The University Of Texas Graduate School Of Biological Sciences.  Refer to the Department of Lymphoma/Myeloma Web page for additional information about the department and its programs.

The successful candidate will have a Ph.D., M.D., or M.D. and Ph.D. degrees, with those holding an M.D. having demonstrated the ability to practice medicine, oncology in particular.  Candidates with an M.D. must be American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) certified clinicians in their primary specialty and board eligible for sub-specialty certification.  Candidates must show evidence of commitment to scholarly activity and proof of scientific accomplishments.  Candidates should possess excellent writing and communication skills as evidenced by peer-reviewed publications, presentation skills for professional meetings, and the demonstrated ability to obtain extramural funding for translational research. MD Anderson Cancer Center offers many opportunities in a growing and vibrant research, clinical, and training environment.

The salary range is competitive and is based on applicant's qualifications. Please send a letter of intent, curriculum vitae, names and addresses of three to five references, and a brief summary of past research accomplishments and future research plans to:  

        John Randall, MHA, Department Administrator, Unit 1354
        The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
        1155 Hermann Pressler
        Houston, TX 77030-4009

        Email: JMRandall@mdanderson.org


Molecular Carcinogenesis

Req #: 00010347-140402
Job Title: Assistant Professor, Term Tenure Track


The Department of Molecular Carcinogenesis seeks applicants for a term tenure track position at the rank of assistant professor.  Research in the department focuses on cellular, molecular, and genetic mechanisms of carcinogenesis and cancer prevention.  We seek individuals working in the areas of genetic susceptibility, epigenetic reprogramming, genomic instability, and cancer stem cells. Candidates must be committed to working in a highly collaborative, interdisciplinary environment. The successful candidate will be expected to develop and maintain an internationally recognized and competitively funded research program, and to participate in graduate training. The department is well funded with many outstanding core support services, including facilities for analysis of genetically engineered mouse models and next-generation sequencing. Our department is located in a pine-oak forest near the city of Austin, TX.  MD Anderson offers outstanding research facilities, startup packages, and faculty benefits. Refer to the Department of Molecular Carcinogenesis Web page for additional information about the department and its programs.

Required qualifications include a Ph.D. or equivalent, postdoctoral or independent scholarly research experience, and a strong publication record. Interested applicants should submit a statement of research interest, a curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation to the email address below by July 1, 2014.

Email: sciencepark@mdanderson.org

Mark Bedford, Ph.D., Professor
Search Committee Chair
Department of Molecular Carcinogenesis
1808 Park Road 1C, PO Box 389
Smithville, TX  78957


Req #: 00066204-140509
Job Title: Assistant Professor, RFA

 

The Department of Molecular Carcinogenesis seeks applicants for a research faculty appointment (RFA) at the rank of assistant professor.  Our department is located in a pine-oak forest near the city of Austin, TX.  MD Anderson offers outstanding research facilities, startup packages, and faculty benefits. Refer to the Department of Molecular Carcinogenesis Web page for additional information about the department and its programs.

Required qualifications include a Ph.D. with at least 10 years of postdoctoral experience studying DNA repair and genome stability.  Interested applicants should submit a current curriculum vitae with a list of references to:

        Francesca Cole Bergemann, Ph.D., Assistant Professor        
        Department of Molecular Carcinogenesis

        Email: FCole@mdanderson.org


Systems Biology

Req #: 00062967-140403
Job Title: Open Rank, Research Faculty Appointment


The Department of Systems Biology invites applicants for full-time research faculty appointments.  The positions offer the opportunity for professional growth and development by joining an exciting and active group of basic scientists and translational investigators.  Successful candidates will closely interact with the many ongoing research programs within the Institute for Personalized Cancer Therapy (IPCT).

Our research faculty positions require a scientist to work in the field of personalized cancer therapy. The candidate will be responsible for the identification of individuals at high-risk of developing cancer, including markers of early diagnosis and markers to select patients for individualized therapeutic approaches. MD Anderson has developed the Institute for Personalized Cancer Therapy, which will provide access to high throughput technologies to analyze patient tumors at the DNA, RNA and protein levels as well as germline DNA.  This individual will be responsible for evaluating technologies, establishing standard operating procedures, quality control and implementation of assays to assess DNA, RNA and protein levels as well as germline DNA.  Will be involved in the day-to-day management of the processing and flow of samples and information in the Institute for Personalized Cancer Treatment. Expertise in high throughput technologies and specifically in next generation sequencing would facilitate the project.  Refer to the Department of Systems Biology Web page for additional information about the department and its programs.

Responsibilities include 1) facilitating the translation of our understanding of genomics transcriptional profiling and proteomics to changing patient management through the Institute for Personalized Cancer Therapy; 2)  evaluate and implement new technologies for the evaluation of patient samples at the level of DNA, RNA and protein; 3) Evaluate next generation sequencing  technologies and determine the impact such information will have on personalized cancer treatments; 4) develop quality control approaches and standard operating procedures for the management of patient samples; 5) instruct and manage research support personnel in implementing experiments and interpretation of data; 6) interact with and participate in collaborative studies such as those leading to Program Project or SPORE grants.  The high level goal is to integrate molecular, clinical, and patient-specific information to bring personalized cancer therapy to the clinic.

Applicants should hold a Ph.D., M.D., or M.D./Ph.D., and have  demonstrated potential as an independent scientist.  Must have several years of experience working in a research environment where duties involve scientific research disciplines at a U.T. component or at another academic institution, or have applicable experience deemed equivalent.  Evidence of consistent research of high quality, and a dedication to a career in cancer research is required. Experience with next generation sequencing and other high-throughput technologies is a major plus.

MD Anderson offers a highly attractive recruitment package and the unrivalled scientific environment of the Texas Medical Center. Interested applicants should send a copy of their curriculum vitae, research plan, and complete contact information of three references to:

Gordon Mills, M.D., Ph.D., Chair
Attn: Karina Eterovic, Ph.D.
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Department of Systems Biology, Unit 950
South Campus Research Building II
P. O. Box 301429
Houston, TX 77230-1429

E-mail: aketerovic@mdanderson.org


Req #: 00042029-140304
Job Title: Open Rank, Term Tenure Track


The Department of Systems Biology invites applicants for a full-time academic appointment at the rank of assistant professor or higher, term tenure or term tenure track.  The position offers the opportunity for professional growth and development by joining an exciting and active group of basic scientists and translational investigators.  The successful candidate will closely interact with the many ongoing research programs within the department and is expected to maintain an active funded research program in systems biology.  MD Anderson is ranked the #1 cancer center in the U.S. and is known for excellence in collaborative research and cross disciplinary training. Refer to the Department of Systems Biology Web page for additional information about the department and its programs.

The research faculty position will advance the program of Cancer Systems Biology through cutting-edge methods including, but not restricted to single cell biology; synthetic biology; genome-scale biology (network biology, omics, and in particular metabolomics); or predictors of prognosis and response to therapy. The research faculty position is expected to participate in and collaborate with active program(s) ongoing in the department in this discipline.  Specifically, the faculty member will be responsible for the day to day running of their own research laboratory and for planning and executing experiments.  In addition, the individual will be required to procure and maintain independent peer review research funding; analyze laboratory research projects; supervise assigned laboratory personnel; teach fellows/students; and initiate as well as help to write grants and papers.

Start-up funds and excellent laboratory space are available.  The successful candidate will benefit from closely interacting with the many ongoing basic and translational research programs of the Department of Systems Biology.  In addition, the candidate will be expected to develop an original, creative, and independent research program and have the opportunity to participate in ongoing research with world-class clinical and laboratory researchers.

Applicants should hold a Ph.D., M.D., or M.D./Ph.D., and at least 5-10 years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Must have several years of experience working in a research environment where duties involve scientific research disciplines at a UT component or at another academic institution; or have applicable experience deemed equivalent.  Must show evidence of consistent research of high quality, a dedication to a career in cancer research, and a proven track record of original research and publications.  In addition, applicants must demonstrate potential to obtain extramural funding.MD Anderson offers a highly attractive recruitment package and the unrivalled scientific environment of the Texas Medical Center.  

Interested applicants should forward curriculum vitae, statement of research interest, and a list of three to five references to:

Gordon Mills, M.D., Ph.D., Chair
Department of Systems Biology, Unit 950
South Campus Research Building II
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
P. O. Box 301429
Houston, TX 77230-1429

Email:  gmills@mdanderson.org

Applications will be accepted until position is filled.


Thoracic/Head & Neck Medical Oncology

Req #: 00038411-140328
Job Title: Open Rank, Term Tenure Track


The Department of Thoracic/Head & Neck Medical Oncology (THNMO) invites applicants for a term tenured, full-time academic appointment at the rank of associate or full professor. The final rank of this appointment will be commensurate with the successful applicant’s qualifications. The position offers the opportunity for professional growth and development by joining an exciting and active group of clinicians, physician-scientists, and clinical, basic science, and translational investigators. The successful candidate will closely interact with the many ongoing research programs of the department focusing on carcinogenesis and prevention, treatment, biomarker development, and other projects in support of personalized medicine. The faculty member will have access to THNMO’s substantial patient resources, core facilities, animal models, thoracic molecular pathology laboratories, and educational/training programs. THNMO is currently funded by NIH Specialized Programs of Research Excellence (SPOREs), the Lung Cancer Moon Shot, and other programmatic and peer-reviewed grants that facilitate the department’s translational research initiatives. Refer to the Department of Thoracic/Head & Neck Medical Oncology Web page for additional information about the department and its programs.

Responsibilities will include leadership of investigator-initiated translational laboratory research and teaching. The successful candidate will be expected to develop and lead an independently-funded clinical or translational laboratory research program, with an emphasis on multidisciplinary collaborations, peer-reviewed funding, and high-impact publications.

Applicants should hold either an MD or PhD. Successful candidates should have demonstrated expertise in the biology of oropharyngeal and/or head and neck cancers and leadership in this area.

In order to ensure full consideration, please send curriculum vitae, letter of application, and list of three to five references to:

John V. Heymach, M.D., Ph.D.
Department Chair, Department of Thoracic/Head & Neck Medical Oncology
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
1400 Holcombe Boulevard
Houston, Texas, 77030

Email: Thoracic/Head & Neck administrator, Sheryl Vick: mailto:svick@mdanderson.org

Applications will be accepted until position is filled.


Veterinary Medicine and Surgery

Req #: 00056889-140806
Job Title: Professor, Research Faculty Appointment

 

The Department of Veterinary Medicine and Surgery (DVMS) is seeking a board certified Veterinary Anatomic Pathologist for a non-tenure track faculty position at the rank of Full Professor. Candidates eligible for appointment at lower academic rank may also be considered. DVMS is a core research support facility that provides housing, husbandry, veterinary care, experimental research services and pathology services for basic science, translational research, and drug development programs. Refer to the Department of Veterinary Medicine & Surgery Web page for additional information about the department and its programs.

As Chief, Section of Veterinary Pathology, the position is responsible for section oversight including work direction for section veterinary pathologists and both direct and indirect management of pathology faculty and anatomic and clinical pathology technical personnel, along with the planning, development, and implementation of research protocols.  The pathologist will participate in our missions of pathology diagnostic service, research collaboration, and education by providing clinical and anatomic pathology support to researchers, early drug discovery, preclinical development and safety assessment of novel therapeutic products, departmental quality assurance programs, and educational training programs for veterinary residents, post-doctoral fellows, Ph.D. students and other technical staff.  Mice, including genetically engineered mice, account for the majority of the work with a small percentage of other laboratory animals making up the remainder.  This position requires 80 percent effort in pathology service that includes necropsy, histopathology and clinical pathology evaluation/interpretation for laboratory animal researches, preclinical development and safety evaluation of new therapeutic compounds, colony health surveillance, and characterization of new phenotypes of genetically engineered mice. Excellent verbal and written skills are essential for supervision of faculty and laboratory personnel and interactions with investigators.  Establishing research collaborations with scientists across the institution, teaching, publishing, and service on various institutional academic and research committees are strongly encouraged and account for the remaining percent effort. Salary and academic rank will be commensurate with credentials and experience.

Qualifications:

  • DVM degree from an AVMA-Accredited School of Veterinary Medicine or equivalent foreign degree
  • Board certification by the American College of Veterinary Pathologists (ACVP) or European College of Veterinary Pathologists (ECVP)
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in laboratory animal pathology, preferably rodent pathology or mouse phenotyping
  • Experience in toxicologic pathology is preferred

How to Apply:

Interested candidates are encouraged to submit a statement of goals, current curriculum vitae, and the names, addresses and telephone numbers of three professional references to:

        Mark McArthur, DVM, DACVP
        Chief, Section of Veterinary Pathology
        Department of Veterinary Medicine & Surgery
        The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
        1515 Holcombe Blvd., Unit 63
        Houston, TX 77030-4009
        Telephone: 713-792-2797
        E-mail:  MMcArthur@mdanderson.org

And

        Stacy A. LeBlanc, MS, MBA, CMAR
        Research Department Administrator
        Department of Veterinary Medicine & Surgery
        The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
        1515 Holcombe Blvd., Unit 63
        Houston, TX 77030-4009
        T 713-792-2761
        Email: SLeBlanc@mdanderson.org


Req #: 00010148-140924
Job Title: Open Rank, Research Faculty Appointment (RFA)

 

The Chief of the Section of Experimental Surgery and Imaging Support is responsible for direction and management of the Experimental Surgery and Imaging Support section of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center animal care program (Houston).  The Section of Experimental Surgery and Imaging Support provide programmatic and daily operation of the experimental animal surgery facility, large animal imaging support, and large animal veterinary medical program at the  MD Anderson Cancer Center.  The section chief is responsible for day-to-day operation of the veterinary clinic and veterinary surgery facilities.  He/she is also responsible for maintaining animal care standards as required by both USDA and PHS and as outlined in the Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals to assure continued AAALAC accreditation. The section chief is responsible for monitoring compliant animal care and use on the MD Anderson - Houston campuses. This is accomplished by both direct and indirect management of technical personnel within the respective animal facilities.  He/she works cooperatively with the Chief IACUC Veterinarian and Office of Research Administration to provide continuing education and policy updates to DVMS veterinarians and paraprofessional staff, and to ensure timely reporting of animal welfare concerns and adverse animal events.  Refer to the Department of Veterinary Medicine and Surgery web page for additional information about the department and its programs.

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (from an A.V.M.A. accredited institution)
  • Postgraduate clinical experience in Veterinary Medicine and Surgery and/or Laboratory Animal Medicine and Surgery.
  • Must have 10 years’ experience performing veterinary medical and surgical procedures in a private practice or research/academic environment.
  • Must meet institutional requirements for a academia appointment at an Assistant Professor level or higher.
  • Must be recognized by peers as possessing expertise in the field of veterinary medicine and surgery.
  • Eligible or licensed to practice veterinary medicine in Texas
  • Eligible for USDA accreditation
  • Eligible for State and Federal registration to handle controlled substances.

Interested applicants should send a copy of their curriculum vitae; a minimum of three letters of reference from referees at the candidate’s proposed rank or higher, and at least two must be external; and a research plan describing their academic interests to:

        Peggy T. Tinkey, DVM, DACLAM
        Professor & Chair
        Department of Veterinary Medicine & Surgery, Unit 63
        The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center       
        Houston, TX 77030-4009


Req #: 00043367-141107
Job Title:  Associate Professor, Research Faculty Appointment (RFA)

 

The Section Chief/Animal Resources is responsible for the day to day operation of the animal housing and husbandry facilities in the Department of Veterinary Medicine and Surgery. Section Chief of North Campus Animal Resource (NCAR) is responsible for animal colony management and husbandry of all animals housed on North Campus in the UTMDACC animal care program [Houston]. This is accomplished by both direct and indirect management of section faculty and animal care personnel within the respective animal facilities. These duties include oversight and management of daily animal husbandry, cage wash operations and intradepartmental communications among all sections as needed to maintain daily operations. The Section Chief is responsible for maintaining animal care standards as required by both USDA and PHS and as outlined in the Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals to assure continued AAALAC accreditation. The faculty member is responsible for communicating compliance committee requirements to animal care personnel and implementing programs to ensure that procedures and policies comply with compliance committee requirements. In addition to management, teaching, training, and collaborative research may be part of these duties.

Education:  Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (or equivalent degree) (from an A.V.M.A. accredited institution)  Post graduate clinical experience in Veterinary Medicine and/or Laboratory Animal Medicine.

Refer to the Department of Veterinary Medicine and Surgery web page for additional information about the department and its programs. Interested applicants should send a copy of their curriculum vitae; a minimum of three letters of reference from referees at the candidate’s proposed rank or higher, and at least two must be external; to:

Peggy T. Tinkey, DVM, DACLAM
Professor & Chair
Department of Veterinary Medicine & Surgery, Unit 63
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center       
Houston, TX 77030-4009

Email: kmaggi@mdanderson.org

MD Anderson Cancer Center is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local laws, unless such distinction is required by law.  All positions at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center are security sensitive and subject to examination of criminal history record information.  Smoke-free and drug-free environment.

MD Anderson Cancer Center is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local laws, unless such distinction is required by law.  All positions at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center are security sensitive and subject to examination of criminal history record information.  Smoke-free and drug-free environment.


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